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Marama Bean Tylosema esculentum
Marama BeanThe Marama Bean is a wild plant prized by people living in and around the Kalahari in southern Africa
Red Clover Trifolium pratense
Red Clover, Peavine Clover, CowgrassRed Clover is a temperate legume native to moist meadows, cool, open forests and field borders of central Europe, India and south of the Russia Arctic. It is now widely cultivated around the world.
Painted Mountain Corn Zea mays
Painted Mountain CornFrank Kutka in Montana, USA (who is helping the developer to promote the corn) brought this seed to ECHO’s attention. Frank wrote, "Corn breeder Dave Christensen has developed a corn that will grow quite far north in the USA (Montana). We wondered if some of the traits bred into 'Painted...
Vernonia Vernonia galamensis
Vernonia, IronweedThis oilseed plant originated from eastern Africa. Vernonia is grown in tropical locations that are within 20º of the equator because better seed is produced from flowers under short day conditions.
Gumbo Limbo Bursera simaruba
Gumbo Limbo, Gomie', Turpentine Tree, Tourist Tree, Gumtree, Gum Elm, West Indian BirchGumbo Limbo is a very hardy, fast growing tree native to the West Indies and Central America. At maturity it reaches 30 m (100 ft). It is tolerant to long periods of drought and is easily propagated.
Tara Caesalpinia spinosa
Tara, Spiny Holdback, Guarango, Poinciana SpinosaTara was first grown in the southwest portion of the island of Madagascar. It is now found on the continents of Asia, Africa, North and South America. It is a leguminous, spiny, slow-growing shrub which can grow into a tree that can produce seed pods for up to 65 years.
Rhubarb Rheum rhabarbarum
Rhubarb, Ruibarbo, Taii WongRhubarb is a perennial leafy vegetable grown for its tart leaf stalks. Rhubarb is used as a cooked vegetable and in pies and sauces. It is usually thought of as a temperate-climate plant but rhubarb can be grown as an annual in subtropical and tropical climates that have a cool season.
Seminole Pumpkin Cucurbita moschata
Seminole PumpkinSeminole pumpkins are a landrace of Cucurbita moschata that developed in Florida. Naturalists record the conspicuous presence of Seminole Pumpkin fruits hanging from tree limbs during their travels to Florida already in the 18th century. Seminole pumpkins are very well adapted to hot, humid...
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Guazuma Guazuma ulmifolia
West Indian elm, Bay CedarGuazuma is a small to medium-sized tree that grows up to 30 m tall. Its leaves form a compact, rounded canopy, remaining green throughout the year except in areas with a long dry season. It is used as a source of fuelwood, shade, and fodder for livestock.
New Zealand Spinach Tetragonia tetragonoides
New Zealand Spinach, Tetragonia, Warrigal Greens, Bower Spinach, IspinakaNew Zealand Spinach is a vining herbaceous plant grown for the young, succulent leaves and stem tips are an excellent hot weather leafy green. Its growth habit is low and sprawling, reaching 30-40 cm in height and 100-125 cm in circumference.